Compilation of Tricks

23 11 2009

Here is the latest video I have put together of Dory’s tricks.  Enjoy.

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More Tricks – Standing in a Bowl

26 06 2009

Here is Dory’s latest and greatest… getting all four feet in a small area.





More tricks

9 06 2009

Dory is doing great!  She is super smart and playful.  Here is a video of her tricks (not included in the video: fetching a ball and bringing it back).





New member of the family

28 05 2009

Last Thursday I got my first dog, a Pyrenean Shepherd.  She is wonderful, cute, and totally smart.  Here is a picture, and a video of tricks she has learned in the last week.  

Chad and DoryHer name is Dory, and her registered name in AKC is “Just Keep Swimming de La Brise”. Clickers are amazing for training by the way.





Possible future dog…

23 09 2008

Over the past couple months (in anticipation of getting a dog) I have comprised a list of dog breeds that I like.  If anyone could give me advice, concerns, etc. about certain breeds that would be wonderful.

I have always liked shaggy dogs (bearded collies, Tibetan terriers, etc) but recently my attention has been stolen by a breed that I have never seen before… Pyrenean Shepherds.  They come in two varieties: smooth-faced and rough-faced, and lots of colors.

Rough-faced fawn Pyrenean Shepherd

Rough-faced brindle Pyrenean Shepherd

Other breeds that interest me are:

  • Bichon
  • Border Terrier
  • Vizsla
  • Puli
  • Pointer
  • Schiperkee
  • Airedale
  • Beagle
  • West Highland White Terrier
  • Cairn Terrier
  • Norfolk Terrier
  • German Shorthaired Pointer (if they are pretty dark)